JASPER COUNTY — Jasper County Clerk Kara Fishburn would like to remind county voters that absentee ballot applications for the Nov. 8 2022 General Election are now being accepted in the clerk’s office.

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Rensselaer, IN

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  • Humidity: 89%
  • Feels Like: 70°
  • Heat Index: 70°
  • Wind: 3 mph
  • Wind Chill: 70°
  • UV Index: 9 Very High
  • Sunrise: 05:54:30 AM
  • Sunset: 07:52:08 PM
  • Dew Point: 67°
  • Visibility: 10 mi


Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 78F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.


Mainly clear skies. Low 51F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.


Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 76F. Winds light and variable.


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RENSSELAER — A Rensselaer man was transported to the Jasper County Jail after police were called to an incident near McKinley and Vine streets in Rensselaer on July 28.

DeMOTTE — Kankakee Valley junior golfer Brynlee DeBoard continued her dominance of Jasper County invitationals, winning her team’s own invitational on Monday afternoon at the Sandy Pines Golf Club.

RENSSELAER — Rensselaer Central’s football scrimmage with Hanover Central on Friday, Aug. 12 — originally scheduled to be held at Cedar Lake — has been moved to Rensselaer.

Have you noticed more crop dusters flying through the sky in recent years? Why is that, and how is this summer shaping up for this annual aerial show? The crop dusting season in Indiana typica…

Dry weather over the last month has many lawns turning brown and entering a dormant phase, leaving room for one of a lawn’s peskiest weeds to arrive: crabgrass. Crabgrass is a summer annual we…

JASPER COUNTY — Jasper County REMC is excited to announce its partnership with Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, LLC, a consortium of over 20 electric and technology cooperatives around the state of Indiana.

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